Supportive Activists Foundation
SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS TEAM (S.M.H.A.T) CONDUCTED A MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS TRAINING AT BANJULLINDING UPPER AND SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL.
The aforesaid👆🏿team held a training yesterday the 11th of February, 2022.
The purpose of this training is to educate children on the basic understanding of Mental Health and mental illnesses.
Mental Health is as important as physical health remember Research shows that high levels of mental health are associated with increased learning, creativity and productivity,
Until mental health education is a mandatory aspect of all schools, teachers and administrators can work to promote awareness with their students. Key elements to shine a light on include the concept of self-care and responsibility with an emphasis on the fact that mental health is an integral part of health, and the concept of recovery from mental illness.
SAF Gambia School Mental Health Awareness Team deem it very important to educate youths understand the important of their mental health. many special thanks goes to our volunteer’s team who always endures the best of volunteerism and not forgetting the students of Banjullinding Upper and Senior Secondary School and the school administration. We welcome partnership and collaboration for a greater course of action.
Together we can end mental stigma in Gambia and educate societies to increase their love for persons with behavioral disorders . Mental Health is a global concern together we can .